Vikings Defense Suffocates Lions 20-7Minnesota's long-dominant defense had been slipping for the past several weeks, a proud and seasoned group that needed to get its edge back.
Reeling Lions Take On The VikingsThe Minnesota Vikings brought back little to show from a trip to one of the toughest places to play in the NFL.
Lions Fans Vent, But Defense Can’t Stop VikingsThe fans in Detroit booed the officials during the opening coin toss, then again when the game's first flag was thrown.
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Lions Welcome Quick Turnaround To Face VikingsThe Detroit Lions are thankful they have a short week to prepare to play Minnesota in a possibly pivotal NFC North matchup.
Vikings Overpower Lions 27-9There's still one more game to go, but the Lions are now assured of their first last-place finish since 2012 after a 27-9 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.
Vikings Fighting For Playoffs Against DetroitA season of ups and downs for the Minnesota Vikings comes down to this: beat Detroit and Chicago and they're in the playoffs.
Game Preview of Vikings-Lions SundayVikings can clinch spot in playoffs with win and losses by both Washington (at Tennessee) and Philadelphia (vs. Houston). Lions already eliminated from playoff hunt.
Sad Sack Lions: Stafford Downed 10 Times In Loss To VikingsThe Detroit Lions were at a disadvantage, playing in a deafening stadium against a daunting Minnesota defense that's rounding into form at midseason.
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Cousins Preps For Home-State Team As Vikings Host LionsWhen Kirk Cousins and his family moved from Illinois to Michigan, his allegiance to the Bears was well-established.